The Extensions Specialists Hawley
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does extensions all over Hawley, GU17 9 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of extensions over the last ten years and have gained invaluable experience in the construction process but also in ensuring all our customers receive great service.
The best attic conversion company in Hawley
Most extensions are completed with in two weeks, and disruption to the household is kept to a minimum. All carpets and flooring are fully covered before commencement of work. All rubbish and debris are taken away on completion of the conversion or extension.
Free Extensions Consultation
We offer free extensions consultations, free quotations and a totally professional service from start to finish. If you want to convert your attic, or need insulation added to your current conversion, renovate or refurbish your house, kitchen or just anything, then call us on 020 3389 8528.
Why Choose CC Top Builders Contractors in London?
- Specialists in extensions in extensions area.
- General Building Work including extensions, sheds etc.
- 10+ years experience.
- Architect Certificate of Compliance (if requested).
- Top quality Velux windows used.
- Dormer windows also available.
- Custom made stairs supplied and installed.
- Choice of wood or plastered finish.
- Most attics completed in under 8 days.
- Full job, start to finish, including plumbing and electrics.
- En-suites installed if required.
- Hip Roof Extensions (subject to planning permission).
- All rubbish taken away on completion of your attic.
- RSJs installed.
- References available on request.
- Free no-obligation quotes.
- Excellent rates.
- Fully Insured.
- See our gallery of pictures for ideas.
- Just want a Velux Window installed? No problem, we can supply and install a Velux in your kitchen or attic.
Nearby areas we cover:home improvement near Hawley, GU17 9
house refurbishments near Blackwater, GU17 9
property refurbishment near Fox Lane, GU14 9
property refurbishment near York Town, GU15 3
bathroom renovations near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
garage conversion near West Heath, GU14 8
garage conversion near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
renovation near Frogmore, GU17 0
home improvement near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
home improvement near Darby Green, GU17 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some clues as to what the ideal cost is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a huge range in the cost of numerous products that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s easy for builders to give you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of